The only appropriate way to show thankfulness for the kindness of God is to partake of His goodness.
We will never have true revival and restoration if we are not willing to confess and turn from our sinful ways.
The rebuilt Temple is a reminder that God can be trusted. He is faithful.
No matter how severe the situation we find ourselves in, we remember that everything that happens is through the sovereign hand of God.
We can live a faithful life knowing that this life is not our final destination.
We can live a faithful life knowing that nothing can separate us from God's love in Christ.